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Pizza Hut robbed by man with toy gun

ROME TOWNSHIP — The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery that happened Saturday evening at the Pizza Hut on County Road 107 in Rome Township.

According to a release from the sheriff’s office, the robbery occurred at about 5:45 p.m. Employees said a white male wearing a grey shirt and a black and yellow bandana around his face entered the restaurant and brandished a handgun, which was later discovered to be a toy gun.

The man demanded money, pushed the manager and grabbed the money from the register and fled on foot, according to the release.

Anyone with information is asked to contacted the sheriff’s office at 740-532-3525.